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I L L U S T R A T I O N
Book of COMMON PRAYER,
Administration of the SACRAMENTS,
RITES and CEREMONIES
C H U R C H,
According to the Use of the
Church of ENGLAND.
LITURGIES in general are proved lawful and necessary,
and an Historical Account is given of our own: The several
TABLES, RULES, and KALENDAR are consider’d, and the
seeming Differences reconcil’d: All the RUBRICKS, PRAYERS,
RITES, and CEREMONIES are explained, and compared with
the LITURGIES of the Primitive Church: The Exact Method
and Harmony of every OFFICE is shew’d, and all the material
Alterations are observ’d, which have at any time been made since
the first Common-Prayer-Book of King Edward VI. with the par-
ticular Reasons that occasion’d them.
Being the Substance of every thing material in all former RITUALISTS
COMMENTATORS or others, upon the same Subject; collected and reduc’d
into one continued and regular Method, and interspersed all along with
The THIRD EDITION, Much Enlarg’d and Improv’d
throughout (but especially as to the RUBRICKS) and now
By CHARLES WHEATLY, M. A.
Late Fellow of St. John Baptist’s College in Oxford.
L O N D O N,
Printed for A. BETTESWORTH in Paternoster-Row, W. and J. INNYS,
and C. RIVINGTON in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, MDCC.XX.
Dimensions: 13 1/2 inches x approx. 9 inches x approx. 2 inches. (Folio)
CONDITION: The book is soundly bound in re-spined contemporary full calf. The original leather has some wear. The pastedown is peeling a little, and has the bookplate of Kelham College Library. The frontispiece has some light staining. An owner has penciled a condition report on the endpaper “40 leaves slightly discolored. Small marginal worm holes 220 leaves. Slight marginal stains 21 leaves”, the book has not deteriorated since then. See all photos for condition.
Dimensions: 13 1/2 inches x approx. 9 inches x approx. 2 inches.
Shipping Weight: Approx. 5.2 pounds.
Title: A Rational ILLUSTRATION OF THE Book of COMMON PRAYER
Format/binding: Hardback-Full Leather
Book condition: Used Antique – Good
Publisher: BETTESWORTH and C. RIVINGTON
Date Published: 1720
1720 A Rational ILLUSTRATION OF THE Book of COMMON PRAYER